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Better winning through chemistry? Not these Dodgers
Better winning through chemistry? Not these Dodgers

The most compelling thing about the Dodgers dugout altercation Monday night in Denver was that none of the Dodgers found it particularly compelling. Watch the video of Matt Kemp stalking and scolding Yasiel Puig and notice the uniformed personnel around them. Nobody seems alarmed. Nobody makes a move. The Dodgers coaches facing the field don't even turn their heads. When Manager Don Mattingly finally steps between the two men, he does so with the sort of shrug that says, "Aw, not this again . . ." This sort of tension around the Dodgers is not new. This is not a cuddly team. This is not a close team. The clubhouse sometimes feels like a bus station, a bunch of guys...

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